Fort Larned led from gate to wire and held off a sustained stretch bid by Mucho Macho Man to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic.
Morton Fink's Wise Dan squarely put himself in the mix for a variety of championships this year with a superior course-record victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.
Arlington Million (gr. IT) winner Little Mike upset the $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and finished a tick off a 23-year-old course record to do so, holding off the late-flying Point of Entry by a half length while getting the 1 1/2 miles in 2:22.83 at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.
Undefeated Shanghai Bobby wrapped up an Eclipse Award Nov. 3 with a gutty head victory over 19-1 outsider He's Had Enough in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.
Mizdirection provided a rumble in The Jungle at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, taking the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) in a thrilling stretch drive in near-record time .The 4-year-old gray daughter of Mizzen Mast , one of two fillies in the 14-horse field, is co-owned by TV and sports radio personality Jim Rome, whose program is known as The Jungle. Trained by Mike Puype, she was ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, who notched his 17th victory in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. He became the leading rider by wins on Nov.